Fragile Majorities and Education: Belgium, Catalonia, Northern Ireland, and Quebec 9780773588066

How groups growing into majority status respond to old conflicts and increasing ethnic diversity in their societies.

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Fragile Majorities and Education: Belgium, Catalonia, Northern Ireland, and Quebec
 9780773588066

Table of contents :
Cover
Copyright
Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
PART ONE - Deep Diversity: Relations with the Majority Other
1 - Controlling One’s Own Institutions: Cultural Isolationism or Assurance of Harmony?
2 - Crossing School Boundaries and Rapprochement: Why? Under Which Conditions?
3 - Teaching History: Can Memories, Knowledge, and˜Citizenship Competencies Be Reconciled?
PART TWO - Diversity Stemming from Immigration: Relations with the˜Minority Other
4 - Linguistic Integration and Equality of Opportunity: Complementarity or Tension
5 - Adaptation to Diversity: A “Normal” Discrepancy among Normative Models, Practices, and Public Debate?
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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